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Longer Commute Times

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Our commute to work has likely changed during the Covid-19 pandemic; however, we want to highlight the negative effect of long commutes. When, and if, you transition back to the office, it’s important to be aware of how long commute times may negatively impact your life.

Here are a series of articles, videos and other content that we have selected to highlight the ongoing struggle of social isolation, loneliness and disconnection that is amplified by longer commute times.

If you have suggestions on other content that you think others would benefit from, please feel free to reach out to us at

Understanding social isolation, disconnection and loneliness when you have longer commute times

  • Longer commute times could be affecting your relationship (link)
  • Longer commute times are making us lonely (link)
  • Long-haul commuters are 12% more likely to experience worry (link)
  • 10 things your commute does to your body (link)

Helpful suggestions

  • Ask your boss if you can shift your hours so you aren’t traveling during peak hours (link)
  • Consider getting on your bike (link)
  • Travel in a carpool (link)